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Grand Lodge Meeting Dates & Places

The information on this chart comes from the Proceedings of the Conference of Grand Secretaries in North America, Grand Lodge websites, email from knowledgeable Masons, and other sources.

If anyone has definite information about the next meeting date and place of any of these Grand Lodges, please send email to Paul M. Bessel so I can update this chart.

Chronological list of US Grand Lodge meetings

Month

State

Generic Date

January
Colorado 4th Monday
Utah 5th Friday & Saturday of the year
February Louisiana 1st Monday
Alaska 1st Thursday
Arkansas 1st Thursday
Nebraska 1st Friday
Mississippi Tuesday after 2nd Monday
March Pennsylvania 1st Wednesday (quarterly)
Massachusetts 2nd Wednesday (quarterly)
New Mexico 3rd Monday
Kansas 3rd Friday
Tennessee 4th Wednesday
Minnesota date fixed by Corporate Trustees
in either March or April
April Connecticut any Monday from the third Monday in March through the second Monday in April  
Hawaii 3rd Friday & Saturday
New Jersey Wednesday after 4th Tuesday
South Carolina 4th Thursday
May

 

Maine 1st Tuesday
New York 1st Monday & Tuesday in May
District of Columbia 2nd Wednesday (semi-annual)
Rhode Island 3rd Monday
Indiana 3rd Tuesday

Florida

determined by Grand Master

New Hampshire 3rd Saturday
Michigan  4th Tuesday
June Pennsylvania 1st Wednesday
 Arizona 1st Friday
 Wisconsin 2nd Monday
South Dakota 2nd Tuesday
Massachusetts 2nd Wednesday (quarterly)
Oregon 2nd Wednesday
Vermont Wednesday after 2nd Tuesday
North Dakota Thursday following 2nd Tuesday
Washington 2nd Thursday
 Montana 4th Friday
July    
August Wyoming 2nd Monday
September Pennsylvania 1st Wednesday (quarterly)
Massachusetts 2nd Wednesday (quarterly)
Idaho 3rd Thursday
Iowa 3rd Friday
North Carolina 4th Friday
Missouri last Monday
October Illinois Friday after 1st Tuesday
Delaware 1st Wednesday
California 2nd Monday
West Virginia 2nd Monday
Connecticut October 15 (semi-annual)
Ohio usually 2nd or 3rd Friday
Kentucky 3rd Monday
Georgia 3rd Tuesday
November Nevada 2nd Monday
Oklahoma 1st Monday following the 1st Tuesday
Virginia Friday and Saturday preceding the 2nd Monday in November
New Hampshire Semi-Annual meeting
Maryland Saturday before the 3rd Monday
Installation of officers is the next day, Sunday at 2pm
Alabama Tuesday after 3rd Monday
December Pennsylvania 1st Wednesday (quarterly)
Texas Thursday before 1st Friday
Massachusetts 2nd Wednesday (quarterly - annual)
District of Columbia 2nd Saturday (annual)
District of Columbia 3rd Saturday (installation of GL officers)
Massachusetts December 27
Pennsylvania  December 27 (Annual Grand in years a new Grand Master is elected)

Alphabetic list - U.S. Grand Lodges

State

Generic Date

Alabama November - Tuesday after 3rd Monday
Alaska February - 1st Thursday
Arizona June - 1st Friday
Arkansas February - 1st Thursday
California October - 2nd Monday
Colorado January - 4th Monday
Connecticut any Monday from the third Monday in March through the second Monday in April
October 15 (semi-annual)
Delaware

October - 1st Wednesday

District of Columbia May - 2nd Wednesday (semi-annual)
December - 2nd Saturday (annual)
December - 3rd Saturday (installation of GL officers)
Florida April - determined by Grand Master
Georgia October - 4th Monday
Hawaii April - 3rd Friday & Saturday
Idaho September - 3rd Thursday
Illinois October - Friday after 1st Tuesday
Indiana May - 3rd Tuesday
Iowa September - 3rd Friday
Kansas March - 3rd Friday
Kentucky October - 3rd Monday
Louisiana February - 1st Monday (subject to change)
Maine May - 1st Tuesday
Maryland May - Semi-Annual
November - Saturday before the 3rd Monday
Installation of officers is the next day, Sunday at 2pm
Massachusetts March - 2nd Wednesday (quarterly)
June - 2nd Wednesday (quarterly)
September - 2nd Wednesday (quarterly)
December - 2nd Wednesday (quarterly - annual)
December - December 27
Michigan May - 4th Tuesday
Minnesota March or April - date determined by Corporate Trustees
Mississippi February - Tuesday after 2nd Monday
Missouri September - last Monday
Montana June - 4th Friday
Nebraska February - 1st Friday
Nevada November - 2nd Monday
New Hampshire Annual in May - 3rd Saturday
Semi-Annual in November
New Jersey April - Wednesday after 4th Tuesday
New Mexico March - 3rd Monday
New York May - 1st Monday & Tuesday
North Carolina September - 4th Friday
North Dakota June - Thursday following 2nd Tuesday
Ohio October - usually 2nd or 3rd Friday
Oklahoma November - 1st Monday following the 1st Tuesday
Oregon June - 2nd Wednesday
Pennsylvania March - 1st Wednesday (quarterly)
June - 1st Wednesday
September - 1st Wednesday (quarterly)
December - 1st Wednesday (quarterly)
December - December 27 (Annual Grand in years a new Grand Master is elected)
Rhode Island May - 3rd Monday
South Carolina April - 4th Thursday
South Dakota June - 2nd Tuesday
Tennessee March - 4th Wednesday
Texas December - 1st Friday
Utah 5th Friday & Saturday of the year
Vermont June - Wednesday after 2nd Tuesday
Virginia Friday and Saturday preceding the 2nd Monday in November
Washington June - 2nd Thursday
West Virginia October - 2nd Monday
Wisconsin June - 2nd Monday
Wyoming August - 2nd Monday

Alphabetic list - Canadian Grand Lodges

State

Generic Date

Alberta June - 2nd Friday
British Columbia & Yukon June - Thursday preceding St. John's Day
Canada (Ontario) July - 3rd Wednesday
Manitoba June - 1st Friday
New Brunswick May - 2nd Friday
Nova Scotia June - 1st Friday
Prince Edward Island June - 4th Saturday
Quebec June - 1st Thursday
Saskatchewan June - 3rd Friday

Alphabetic list - other Grand Lodges

State

Generic Date

American Canadian Grand Lodge Annual Communications - 
3rd Friday & Saturday of April
Semi-Annual Communications - 
3rd Friday & Saturday of November
in Bad Kissingen, Germany.
The election of Officers is held on the Friday in April with the Installation of those Elected Officers and the Appointed Officers on Saturday
Mexico (York) March - 2nd weekend
Puerto Rico January - 1st Sunday (quarterly)
April - last Sunday (annual)
July - last Sunday (quarterly)
October - last Sunday (quarterly)
Scotland 1st Thursday February (Quarterly)
1st Thursday May (Quarterly)
1st Thursday August (Quarterly)
1st Thursday November (Quarterly)
Last Thursday November - Annual Installation followed by The Festival of Saint Andrew.
All meetings commence at 2:30pm

 


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